NBA All-Star Game Most Watched In 8 Years

By | Monday February 21, 2011 @ 11:20am PST
Nellie Andreeva

The 2011 NBA All-Star Game on TNT drew 9.1 million viewers on Saturday. That was the annual NBA showcase’s largest audience since 2003 when Michael Jordan made his final NBC All-Star appearance.

Vs. last year, the 2011 NBA All-Star Game, which … Read More »

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Cable Ratings: SAG Awards, ‘Shameless’ Up

By | Tuesday February 1, 2011 @ 11:29am PST
Nellie Andreeva

Sunday SAG Awards may have been predictable and even a tad boring with no upset wins but they scored solid ratings for TNT and TBS. The simulcast of the 17th Annual SAG Awards, highlighted by the surprise appearance of Dicky … Read More »

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RATINGS RAT RACE: TNT’s ‘Rizzoli & Isles’ Continues To Impress, Jennifer Love Hewitt Movie Does Solid Business For Lifetime

Nellie Andreeva

In its second airing last night, TNT’s new drama series Rizzoli & Isles drew a big 7.3 million viewers, dropping only 4% from its record-setting debut last week. What’s more, the crime procedural starring Angie Harmon and Sasha Alexander built on its Closer lead-in in total viewers (7.0 million). Last … Read More »

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RATINGS RAT RACE UPDATE: Massive Audiences For ‘Deadliest Catch,’ ‘Covert Affairs’ Solid In Debut, ‘White Collar’ Down

Nellie Andreeva

phil-harris-deadliest-catchIt was an extraordinary night on cable last night, with a high-profile series debut (USA Network’s Covert Affairs), a high-profile series finale (MTV’s The Hills) and an extraordinary event episode on Discovery Channel’s Deadliest Catch. After weeks of ratings build-up, the … Read More »

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RATINGS RAT RACE UPDATE: Big Debut For ‘Rizzoli & Isles’, ‘Closer’ Returns Strong

Nellie Andreeva

UPDATE 11:30AM: TNT’s new original series Rizzoli & Isles drew some 7.6 million viewers for its premiere last night to rank as the most watched ad-supported cable series launch of all time with commercials. (Overall, it is close second to the commercial-free 2008 debut of the now-defunct TNT legal drama Raising Read More »

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